Doing Business With Us

Federal Student Aid Acquisitions plays an integral role supporting Federal Students Aid's needs and program objectives. Federal Student Aid Acquisitions is responsible for ensuring the efficient and economic acquisition of products and services for Federal Student Aid while reducing cost and maintaining compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and Executive Orders.

Contracting Information

Acquisition Forecast

Federal Student Aid prepares an annual forecast, with periodic updates, of expected contract opportunities in excess of the simplified acquisition threshold for each fiscal year. Information on Federal Student Aid's forecast, as well as other U.S. Department of Education acquisitions, can be found at Forecast of ED Contract Opportunities. All forecasted procurements are subject to revision or cancellation.

Acquisition Notices and Contract Solicitations

Active acquisition synopses, contract solicitations, and other information including draft work statements, special notices, sources sought notices, etc., are available at FedBizOpps, the U.S. Government's single point-of-entry for federal business opportunities. FedBizOpps also contains copies of requests for quotations for proposed contract actions expected to exceed $10,000 but not to exceed $25,000.

Federal Student Aid IT Standards

Federal Student Aid relies heavily on information technology (IT) to support complex business processes. Therefore, effective use of IT is essential to many Federal Student Aid acquisitions.

The IT Standards Library identifies federal, Department and Federal Student Aid specific IT standards directly pertinent to Federal Student Aid's acquisitions.


If you have questions regarding Federal Student Aid's Acquisition activities, please e-mail FSA Acquisitions.